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Dance Minor Requirements

A. Core Theory Requirements:

9 s.h.

THTR 104 Survey of Dance in America


DANC 239 Biomechanics of Dance*


DANC 237 Choreography - the Art & Process* ~or~


THTR 218 Dance for Musical Theatre*


* Prerequisites are required. Check with your department advisor and the Undergraduate Catalog for specifics.

B. Performance Requirements:

I. DANC 132 Ballet I ~or~

3 s.h.

DANC 232 Ballet II†


II.Students must complete two courses, each a different dance style:

8-9 s.h.

DANC 131 Modern Dance I ~or~


DANC 231 Modern Dance II†


DANC 133 Beginning Ballroom Dance ~or~


DANC 234 Advanced Ballroom Dance†


DANC 135 Folk Dance


DANC 136 Tap Dance I ~or~


DANC 236 Tap Dance II†


DANC 139 Jazz Dance I


Students who have extensive Ballet, Modern Dance, Ballroom Dance, or Tap Dance experience may be able to have the prerequisite waived by instructor permission.

C. Dance Production:

THTR 397 Theatre Internship*

3 s.h.


Total 20-21 s.h.

1. Theatre Majors: you must take THTR 218 for the Dance Minor’s Core Theory Requirements. If a student completes DANC 237 and then changes to a Theatre Major, DANC 237 will be accepted as meeting the choreography requirement.

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